spļāviens

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From spļaut (past stem: spļāv-) +‎ -iens.

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spļāviens m (1st declension)

  1. spit (the act of spitting, of throwing saliva out of one's mouth; the saliva thrown out of one's mouth)
    spēcīgs spļāviensstrong spit
    saņemt spļāvienu sejāto get a spit in the face (= to be deeply offended)
    viņš spļauj ceļa smiltīs sarkanus spļāvienushe spits red spits on the road sand
    viņš nospļāvās uz ielas bruģa... Adrianam likās, ka spļāviens domāts viņamhe was spitting on the sidewalk... it seemd to Adrians that the spit was meant for him

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